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The Vinyl Business & Sustainability Council

The VBSC is a self-funded business council focused on advancing the efforts of the U.S. vinyl industry as it addresses sustainability and related advocacy, communication, and technical issues in North America. The VBSC supports its members' sustainability efforts through educational programs and company or product-specific sustainability assessments, reports KPI, goals, and strategy development. The VBSC also offers members support through sustainability inspired marketing campaigns and recognizes and celebrates outstanding industry achievements in continuous improvement performance.

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Jan 2018

Cristian Barcan, Vinyl Business Sustainability Council (VBSC) Executive Director, The Vinyl Institute VP Sustainability...

News & Views
Dec 2017

Sustainability matters, but why does it matter to your business?

The vinyl industry began our sustainability journey with the recognition that meeting the needs of a fast-growing population will demand much more of the earth’s natural resources, and we wanted to be prepared to address this challenge. As a result, doing more with less is...

News & Views
Oct 2017

The vinyl industry recently marked its first “sustainability community anniversary” — that moment where industry leaders came together to pledge to embark on our sustainability journey. In the year since, we’ve adopted common sustainability positioning focused on doing more with less, agreed on a...

News & Views
Aug 2017

It’s increasingly clear that becoming more sustainable is a business imperative. And it’s not enough to “go green”; companies and industries need to factor in the social and economic impacts of their decisions locally and across their supply chains.

News & Views
Jun 2017

We can’t become sustainable by going it alone.

This is the core tenet that has underpinned the vinyl industry’s sustainability efforts from the onset. As industry leaders first came together to talk about establishing a sustainability platform, there was a general consensus that this was an effort that had to be broad-based and encompass...

Press Piece
May 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The...

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Apr 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2017Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into a collaborative environment packed with tools, solutions and breakthrough ideas to be generated on the spot by the...

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Mar 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 –  Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25 at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The...